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Judaic rituals and ritual artifacts from the Old Testament. Engraving.


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Clockwise from top-left: the first scene shows Moses receiving the order from God to build the tabernacle (Exodus 40.1); the second shows Moses ordering necessary relics and candlesticks (Exodus 40.4); the third shows the resting place of the ark of the covenant (1 Kings 8.6-7) and the last shows the "molten sea" fashioned by Solomon, borne by twelve statues of oxen (1 Kings 7.23)

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1 print : line engraving ; platemark 15.1 x 37.3

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Moses figit tabernaculum Exod. XL. Mensa, candelabrum et altare aureum in Tabernaculo Exod. XL. Arca foederis in sancto sanctorum I. Reg. VIII. Mare aeneum I. Reg. VII.

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The other half of this print can be seen at Wellcome Library no. 20170i

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Wellcome Library no. 20171i

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